Tuesday, October 27, 2020

AppleTV+ Orders 10 Episodes of Comedy 'Platonic' Starring Rose Byrne and Seth Rogen

Rose Byrne and Seth Rogen - the stars of the Neighbors film franchise - are reuniting for the original comedy series Platonic, which has received a series order at AppleTV+ today. The first season will produce 10 episodes.

The series will explore the inner workings of a platonic friendship. In the first season, a pair of former best friends who met in their youth (Byrne and Rogen) reconnect as adults and try to mend the rift that led to their falling out. As their friendship becomes more consuming, it destabilizes their lives and causes them to reevaluate their choices.

Nick Stoller and Francesca Delbanco (Friends From College) created the comedy, with Stoller also set to direct. They will executive produce with Byrne, Rogen and Conor Welch. Sony Pictures Television and Stoller Global Solutions will produce.